User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Female head and neck fragment

Start collecting

One clay fragment of a female figurine. The fragment is of the head and neck of a crude female figurine of C-Group or Pan-Grave type. It is made of red ware. The eyes are indicated by slanted lines. The ears are pierced. There are 8 impressed dots on forehead. There are 4 holes in the head...

Show Full Description

Provenance

From Deir el-Ballas, North Kom (see Notes by F.W. Green s.d. March 30, 1900; "253"). 1947: Brought from Harvard Camp.

Credit Line

Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 3.5 x 4.0 cm (1 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1676

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture